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Transall C-160 Over Rhode Island!?!  
User currently offlineMsh744 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 463 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 2 months 9 hours ago) and read 1439 times:

Last week (the week of August 23rd...sorry, I can't remember the exact day) I saw a Transall C-160 heading Northbound over Southern Rhode Island, taking the same path as PVD approaches from the South. As far as I know, the USA does not have C-160s in its armed forces, but I have noticed that German C-160s have been spotted in Toronto. Anybody have any idea what this international military transport was doing over RI (either approaching Quonset ANG Base or Providence T.F. Green Airport)?

Thanks!

-Msh744

[Edited 2004-09-03 01:50:02]

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User currently offlineCV990 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1307 times:


Hi!

I don't if this helps but we have C-160's from German Air Force landing regulary at Azores on tech. stops. I think there is quite a fluid movement of German airplanes passing the pond, but I must agree a Transall in US skies is always a great event. And did you notice a slow they fly????
regards


User currently offlinePropatriamori From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 132 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1296 times:

Come down to West Texas some time, around Holloman AFB. There seems to almost always be one or two around due to the large German Air Force contingent at Ft. Bliss/Holloman.

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